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EdutuberMemberJune 7, 2021 at 11:25 pm::
Many people would criticize advancement in science and technology due to the adverse effects it have on the environment . Lets consider the industrial revolution, the invention of spinning jenny , steam engine and increase in number of factories lead to a higher amount of pollution that the world hadn’t witnessed earlier. But that days, people avoided the increase in pollution levels , since the factories gave people a way to earn one’s bread. But later this advancement in technology lead to a problem, Pollution . Is it possible to reduce the amount of pollution using advanced technologies ? The answer is yes. We can reduce the pollution levels to an extent. Examples for advancement in scientific achievements in the field of pollution and environment conservation includes catalytic convertors, carbon filters, floating tidal walls etc. These types of machines help us reduce the pollution rates. The devolepment of solar powered vehicles and electric vehicles have also opened a new era in conservation of fossil fuels. It is better to upgrade into other modes of fuel economy since it would cause a major change in supporting the earth .